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ID:     807017
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     GREEK
Region:     SICILY
City:     Gela
Date Ruled:     Circa 415-405 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     BC Circa 415-405
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     16.97 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Charioteer driving quadriga left, holding reins with both hands and kentron in right hand; above, eagle flying left; grain-ear in exergue
Reverse Description:     Forepart of man-headed bull right; grain-ear above
Primary Reference:     Jenkins, Gela (O97/R193), 484 (same dies)
Reference2:     Rizzo pl. XIX, 1 (same dies)
Reference3:     Basel 290 (this coin)
Reference4:     SNG ANS 100; SNG Cop 278
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=118578
Grade:     Good VF, toned
Notes:     Rare struck this well and centered. Ex Sammlung Ludwig (Numismatica Ars Classica 13, 8 October 1998), lot 290.